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    THE FUTURE WITH 5G

    The science fiction writer Ray Bradbury said that the best science begins with romance: the idea that anything is possible. If that’s true, then Ted Rappaport, of the NYU School of Engineering Department of Electrical Engineering, is a true romantic of the Information Age. The founding director of the interdisciplinary re- search center NYU WIRELESS has been on the leading edge of his field for more than thirty years, and he sees possibilities on the horizon that few others can.

  • THE ANTI-DISCIPLINARIAN

    THE ANTI-DISCIPLINARIAN

    To sit in Andy Nealen’s office is to take a dizzying tour of academic disciplines. In a single visit, the conversation might jump from the historical separation of architecture and civil engineering, the design of the Sydney Opera House, the psychology of bounded rationality, language acquisition, to three-dimensional computer modeling. Then there are the bookshelves, crammed with topics ranging from game design to the history of Dungeons and Dragons to calculus.

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